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The organisers of the North West 200 say the risk to the event from the coronavirus outbreak is currently described as ‘low’ after seeking advice from government and health officials. However, a statement issued on Wednesday afternoon said race chiefs would ‘continue to monitor the situation on an ongoing basis.’ The statement read: “Following the

Magherafelt company Strain Engineering is to be the new sponsor of the Thursday evening Superstock race at the 2020 fonaCAB and Nicholl Oils North West 200 on May 10-16. Taking place alongside Supertwin, Superbike and Supersport events during the second day of action for the north coast event, the four lap Superstock race will feature

By Kyle White Belfast Newsletter. Paul Jordan has signed for the RAF Regular & Reserve team to ride Kawasaki machinery at the international road races this year. Magherafelt man Jordan will contest the North West 200, Isle of Man TT and Macau Grand Prix for Lee Hardy’s team in the Superbike and Superstock classes and

By Kyle White Belfast Newsletter Paul Jordan has struck a deal with the Italian VAS Engine Team to ride a Paton S1R at the Isle of Man TT in the Lightweight race. The Magherafelt man finished a career-best fourth in the class at the TT in 2019 and will be striving to make it onto

By Kyle White Belfast Newsletter                 This year’s Armoy Road Races have received a double boost with the news that the Bayview Hotel will remain as title sponsors of the event while Bill Kennedy will return as Clerk of the Course. Kennedy had intended stepping down from the role

Portadown based construction company, Turkington, are to sponsor the new Thursday evening Superbike race at the 2020 fonaCAB and Nicholl Oils 2020 North West 200. The local firm will be renewing a celebrated association with the north coast event. “I have fond memories of the 1992 NW200 when our company sponsored Phillip McCallen.” Operations Director

By Kyle White Belfast Newsletter Michael Dunlop has announced on social media that he is set to ride a Ducati V4 for Paul Bird’s British Superbike team at the international road races in 2020. Dunlop tweeted the news on Saturday evening after revealing recently that he was ‘open to offers’ in terms of a Superbike

  The biggest race launch of the year, the spectacular Meet the Stars of the 2020 fonaCAB and Nicholl Oils North West 200, will take place on March 18 in the Lodge Hotel, Coleraine. It is a night not to be missed as fans get the chance to meet the riders who will be in

by Aaron O’Neill Coleraine Chronicle ROAD racer Darryl Tweed is hoping that a brand new Yamaha R6 will provide the perfect ingredient for further success during the new road racing season. The Ballymoney man is set to team up with Stanley Stewart Racing for 2020 having recently taken delivery of a new bike and a

By Kyle White Belfast Newsletter Wigan’s Rob Hodson has signed for the Dafabet Devitt Racing team to compete at the North West 200 and Isle of Man TT this season. Hodson will ride in the Superbike, Superstock, Supersport and Lightweight classes on Kawasaki machinery at the TT and will also contest the Southern 100 at